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see brain stembrain stem,
lower part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord. The upper segment of the human brain stem, the pons, contains nerve fibers that connect the two halves of the cerebellum.
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pons

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(anatomy)
A process or bridge of tissue connecting two parts of an organ.
A convex white eminence located at the base of the brain; consists of fibers receiving impulses from the cerebral cortex and sending fibers to the contralateral side of the cerebellum.
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Most recently, Pontes was the executive vice president of Strategy for Swarovski Consumer Goods Business.
With their lead down to five points and the dominant Pontes on four fouls, the last period was always going to be a big one for the Lions.
Jordinson and Nascimento were worthy of consideration for the MVP honour but it went to Pontes after an incredible display that produced 33 points, 22 rebounds, six blocks and four assists.
La instalacion de la central termoelectrica de tan enormes dimensiones en As Pontes favorece la aparicion de una ingente cantidad de mano de obra que vendra de todo Espana e incluso del resto de Europa, tal es el ejemplo de importantes grupos de poblacion de Suecia, de Alemania.
The Eagles took an early 4-0 lead through Ben Tipper and Daniel Horta but Pontes and Nascimento found their rhythm as Lions ended the first period 25-15 ahead.